Dr Márió Z. Nemes

Márió Z. Nemes – Born 1982 in Ajka, Hungary. Poet, critic assistant professor of aesthetics and philosophy at the ELTE Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies, Budapest, Hungary. Nemes has three poetry books published, the first one Alkalmi magyarázatok a húsról(Casual readings of Flesh, Poems) in 2006, and the second one Bauxit (Bauxite, Poems) in 2010 and the third one A hercegprímás elsírja magát (The crying prince-primate, Poems) in 2014. He is member of the Attila József Young Writers’ Association (József Attila Kör, JAK) and the Hungarian PEN Club. With other ten young poets, in 2005 they created a poetry blog on the web called Telep (Settlement), which quickly became an emblematic reference point regarding the new wave of contemporary Hungarian writing. They finished the blog in 2009 when an anthology of their work was published in the same year. In the beginning of 2009 he won the Móricz Zsigmond Literary Fellowship for his poetry. Nemes holds a Ph.D. degree in philosophy since 2014. He has been awarded to various scholarships to study, to work and to research abroad (Universität Wien, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Akademie Schloss Solitude Stuttgart). His academic research focuses on anthropological aesthetics, post-human theories, contemporary literature and visual arts. He is also a Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Berlin-Budapest-Leipzig based Technologie und das Unheimliche para-academic cultural theory fanzine and independent publishing project.